Buy Levothroid Online
Also known as: Letrox
Active ingredient: Levothyroxine
Product Code: PR10563
What is this drug?
Levothroid is used for replacing naturally occurring thyroid hormone when its levels are low. It may occur due to diminished thyroid function or destruction of the gland due to radiation, surgery, injury etc.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Levothroid contains Levothyroxine which is a synthetic thyroid hormone. When taken orally it actively replaces thyroid hormone and brings it to normal levels after some time. It also suppresses the TSH secretion from the pituitary thus treating various kinds of goitres and nodular diseases of the thyroid.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children.
How to take the medication?
Take it orally early morning at an empty stomach. Take it at the same time every day. Swallow the tablet whole.
The dose of levothroid depends on the age and weight of the patient and levels of thyroxine in the blood. It is started at a low dose and is gradually increased to maintenance levels. Consult your doctor for your correct dose and titration.
Consult your doctor right away.
Try not to miss a dose by setting alarm and reminders. If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Its overdose or misuse can cause fatal side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have any other serious ailments and you take medications for those.
Possible Side Effects
· Palpitation, irregular heart rate
· Sleep problems
· Fever, sweating, hot flushes
· Abnormal menstruation
· GI upset
When Levothroid should not be used?
Recent heart attack, adrenal gland disorders, thyrotoxicosis, allergy to Levothroid.
How long should you take Levothroid?
As long as prescribed.